The Luxury Set in Playa del Carmen, Mexico on a stretch of palm-fringed, sugar-white shoreline in Nuevo Vallarta and surrounded by 215 acres of protected mangrove jungle, the Grand Velas Riviera Maya has 491 suites that are 1,000 square feet or larger, with private terraces and walk-in rain showers. All-
inclusive rates cover the services of a private concierge, yoga classes, and first-rate cuisine.
The Value The Green Escape package, with rates starting at $383 a person per night, includes airport transfers, tours of a nearby eco-park and the resorts cenotes, a snorkeling excursion, and use of a 90,000-square-foot hydrotherapy spa. Mention Shermans Travel and receive an upgrade to a master suite with a private plunge pool and 15 percent off all spa treatments. Book by July 31 for travel through December 20.
The Catch Any discounted spa treatment must be booked prior to arrival.
The Details 866-230-7221 (mention Shermans Travel), rivieramaya.grandvelas.com (use code SHERTVL2010)
From the Summer 2010 issue of Shermans Travel magazine.